Meltem Demirors is the Director of development at Digital Currency Group (DCG), a company at the epicenter of the bitcoin and blockchain ecosystem. In her role, she focuses on helping DCG’s companies scale and grow while building a network of strategic partners around DCG’s portfolio and subsidiaries. She also manages investor partnerships, drives DCG’s brand, and is building a variety of unique collaboration projects in the bitcoin and blockchain community. With experience in management consulting, commodities trading, and corporate finance, Meltem enjoys working at the intersection of money, markets, and information technology. She serves as a lecturer and course advisor at the MIT Media Lab, where she helped create the Future Commerce class first on campus, and then online. She holds a BA in Mathematical Economics from Rice University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.